Andean flicker (Colaptes rupicola) – Carpintero andino

Knowing our birds: The Andean Woodpecker Fig. 1. Yaca-yaca feeding on a beetle larva (Photo: M. Isabel Gómez). By: M. Isabel Gomez MNHN-Zoology Unit-Ornithology Section The species Colaptes rupicola, is a woodpecker that measures about 32 cm. The plumage of the mantle and the wings have a pattern of bars that help it to camouflageContinue reading “Andean flicker (Colaptes rupicola) – Carpintero andino”